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The Water Habit

It is amazing to think how water, the most common substance on earth, is also the sustainer of all life in the universe.  It keeps our blood flowing and makes our brain process millions of ideas. We are water beings, 70% of our body is made of water and it is a known fact that we can live without food …

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Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat; Sugar Does

You have probably heard that “fat makes you fat.” And you actually believed it. But truth be told, being fat has nothing to do with the amount of fat you consume. Well, mostly but it depends on the kinds of fat you eat. Healthy fats are different from commercial processed oils and foods that contain fats, sugars, and processed grains. …

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Vegetarian Means You Eat Vegetables

Being a vegetarian is generally a simple life choice. People adopt this lifestyle for a variety of reasons, and they practice it to varying degrees. For people who aren’t vegetarians though it may seem strange or confusing; after all, why would someone give up eating meat? How can that be healthy? What should you eat instead? A better food guide: …

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3 Steps to breathing away your tension

Did you know that our body’s most fundamental response, breathing, serves more purposes than providing oxygen? Breathing exercises have been used for centuries to help people focus and relax. By learning to master various breathing techniques you can greatly improve your health. These exercises can help to strengthen your lungs, rid your body of chemical toxins, relieve stress, and even …

RELAXING TO CONTROL STRESS

As a follow up to my last post and the responses from it, here is a little more in-depth instructions on actual exercises you can do to lower stress. We all experience stress; some of us more often than others. Although stress may push us to perform better in our daily tasks, it is hazardous when it lasts for long. …

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Challenges

This past 6 months has been one challenge after another. Actually mostly several challenges simultaneously.  It has been stressful and allowed me the opportunity to practice what I preach. Some of the challenges, like redoing my website from scratch, were done by necessity after a hack job that left my site corrupted and unusable. Not the kind of challenge I …

LEADERS in Stress Reduction

  Learn to say no: Taking control of your time and commitments is key to a balanced life. Set your priorities and say no to whatever doesn’t fit. The world is not going to fall apart if you say NO. Your kids don’t need to be in everything, nor do you. Setting boundaries at work, home, and community will help …

Free Stress Release sessions for Sunnyside/Hillhurst flood victims

The Stress of dealing with the flood, the grief that many will experience over the loss of home and business or income, the strain of the long hours and toxic exposure, etc, can be eased and your sense of well being can be restored. The kind of stress that many are under can lead to PTSD or nightmares and other …